Borders on track

Near Newcraighall, five miles south east of Edinburgh Waverley, is a siding…

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Crossrail Farringdon Station construction

Farringdon Station will be “the heart of the heart” of Crossrail. It is…

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Stockholm’s solution to its ‘Wasp’s Waist’

The Stockholm Citybanan (City Line) is a new commuter railway tunnel currently…

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Biodiversity

Biodiversity is the variety of all life on Earth. It includes all species of…

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Nothing to commend them

Some people collect garden gnomes; others strap planks to their feet and throw themselves down mountainsides on a surface that provides no friction. I…

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Obtaining consent

Gaining permission to build a new railway can potentially take years between conception of the proposal and when the building work actually starts. Writes…

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Sliding on nitrogen and making history!

Over the recent Easter period, Spencer Rail completed a first in this country by successfully moving an 800-tonne pedestrian subway into its final position…

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Bridges – Lift or Launch?

When it comes to bridge installation, nowhere is time more critical than on the rail network. While installing, renovating or repairing bridges on the…

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